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Springston Bridge

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Springston Bridge

Spokane Chronicle: February 28 1955

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BH Photo #465175

Street View 

Description 

Unique 4-slope Parker truss design.

Facts 

Overview
Parker (4-slope) through truss bridge over Coeur d'Alene River on Anderson Lake Road
Location
Kootenai County, Idaho
Status
Intact but closed to all traffic
History
Built 1955 supposedly reusing a 1911 span from near Payette
Design
6-panel Parker through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 120.1 ft.
Total length: 301.9 ft.
Deck width: 17.7 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 11.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+47.47917, -116.73333   (decimal degrees)
47°28'45" N, 116°43'60" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
11/520091/5258448 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Black Lake
Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
40
Inventory numbers
ID 30510 (Idaho bridge number)
BH 14916 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of June 2018)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 27.6 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

6-panel truss (785)
Beam (16,880)
Built 1955 (474)
Built during 1950s (4,007)
Closed (2,758)
Have street view (28,893)
Idaho (552)
Kootenai County, Idaho (24)
One-lane traffic (7,833)
Parker through truss (1,406)
Parker truss (1,801)
Pin-connected (4,688)
Span length 100-125 feet (4,554)
Through truss (16,753)
Total length 250-500 feet (5,506)
Truss (35,425)
Wooden deck (6,159)

Update Log 

  • February 5, 2022: Updated by Paul Plassman: Updated status to closed, added history and categories "6-panel truss", "Pin-connected"
  • January 21, 2020: New photo from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • January 21, 2020: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added truss type
  • May 12, 2018: New Street View added by Leslie R trick

Sources 

  • Leslie R Trick - Leslie [dot] Trick [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com

Comments 

Springston Bridge
Posted February 5, 2022, by David Sherman (public [at] slatecreekengineering [dot] com)

Bridge has been closed indefinitely according to this recent news story: https://www.krem.com/article/entertainment/places/springston...